Raising boys is an adventure. Early on in our marriage, Big Jon and I agreed on several mantras for raising our warriors. Today I’d like to share four important things to remember when guiding young men on their journey to adulthood.
I love family tradition – special things we do that we pass down to our children. For me, it has been things like home-made Halloween costumes, special Easter Baskets, Big Jon’s birthday cake (that is always late because I forget to buy the ingredients :). But the Christmas Traditions are nearest and dearest to my heart. And then there… Read More
I’m so excited to be a part of the Thankful at Home blog tour today! Shout out to Meegan at What Meegan Makes for the invite! I am new to the whole “blog hop”, “blog tour” world and am really excited to share with you a few ideas about what I am most thankful for this year – The Gift of… Read More
When raising warriors there are always questions. Questions of morality, of ethics, of beliefs, of choices – this list goes on and on. Why this? Why that? What should I do? And my response is, “Stand up for what you KNOW to be true.”
She first held me, kissed me, showered me with grace, and introduced me to the world. She often refers to me, and her other 3 boys, as warriors, but that doesn’t truly represent what we are, at least now. To her, we’re actually heart breakers. You see, for the last 27 years, she’s been grooming, protecting, and caring for her… Read More
I have a son in the Navy. This Memorial Day season you read lots and lots about supporting our troops and veterans. American Pride – Go USA – Red White and Blue Power and so forth. I want to share with you what it really feels like to have a son committed to serving our country.